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From "Peter M. Goldstein" <peter_m_goldst...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Drop @author tags from source files
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2002 15:32:12 GMT


> +1 to removing named authors, but -0 putting to @author james dev
> I
> don't think an author tag is worth having at all.

Either way is fine with me.
> I think it's important to credit in the changelogs of who did what, as
> changelog is the real meassure of the vitality and velocity of the
> project,
> and the people doing that deserve recognition (IMHO).  This continues
> shift away from @author tags, which credit who *did* what, to
> which credit who *is doing* what.

Speaking of which, please check out the updated changelog.  I think I
got most everything in 2.1, but it is possible that I left out a couple
of items.  I was working primarily off the commit messages.


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